Communications Internship - Save The Bay


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

100 Save The Bay DriveProvidence, RI 02905


About

Location: Save The Bay Center, 100 Save The Bay Dr., Providence, RI.

Dates: This internship will be offered year-round

Overview of position: Are you a creative-minded individual looking to develop a career in communications, public relations or marketing? Save The Bay is seeking a highly motivated individual to support Save The Bay’s public relations initiatives. This is a flexible internship that can work with students and graduates with a variety of skills: writing, graphic design, social media, marketing, media relations, analytics, HTML, web design, research, interviewing, or any combination of these. This internship will be approximately 14-21 hours per week.

Save The Bay is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide education to the community about protecting and restoring the ecological health of the Narragansett Bay region.

What you will gain:

Depending on your skills and unique internship experience, you may develop:

  • Experience researching, interviewing for, and writing press releases
  • A portfolio of marketing pieces designed to support real-world promotional needs
  • An understanding of branding principles applied in a real-world organizational setting
  • A portfolio of news releases, feature stories, and web content
  • Experience managing media lists, contacts, and online community calendars
  • Integrated marketing plans to support special events and public programs

What we require:

  • College students, recent graduates, graduate students or beginning professionals working towards having obtained a BA/BS or higher degree in liberal arts, public relations, communications, or a related field
  • Computer experience (MS Office, Mac platform, InDesign, Photoshop)
  • Strong writing, editing, and communication skills
  • Strong research skills
  • Experience and proficiency in the applicable skills listed on the position overview
  • Attention to detail, positive attitude and ability to work with quick deadlines and changing priorities

Details:

We offer unpaid internship opportunities. We will gladly work with your university if they offer college credit for unpaid internships.

This internship is offered year round with a rolling application process.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and two references to volunteer@savebay.org and fill out our application in the following link for this internship or any others you are interested in. The Application can also be found at www.savebay.org/volunteer under the Internships tab.

In addition to the standard application materials, please submit 1-2 work samples that reflect the internship area on which you wish to focus.

Skills

  • Advertising
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Public Relations
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Graphic Design / Print

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Requirements & Commitment

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